Looking for fun ideas on Christmas & Boxing Day in St. John’s? Here is a list of things to do on December 25 & 26 in St. John’s.
Once there is snow on the ground, the hills of Bowring Park become ‘the place’ to be if you want to have a lot of winter fun. It is the place to take the first slide on a new sled or crazy carpet.
305 Waterford Bridge Road, St. John’s
Since the installation of the Sliding Hill in Victoria Park, the park has become the place to be during the winter. There are some posted rules at Victoria Park to keep both you, your family and other sliders safe.
34 Sudbury Street, St. John’s
Bannerman Park is iconic for its long history and being the oldest park in Newfoundland. During the winter, The Loopis open for skaters. Spend a lazy day skating around the loop.
The East Coast Trail is a great spot to snowshoe and even to cross-country ski. There are a number of trails that are interconnected for you to explore.
Do a Christmas /Boxing Day Bird Count
Go See The Christmas Light Displays
It wouldn’t be Christmas without all the lights. Check out the best Christmas light displays in and around St. John’s.
Support local restaurants this holiday season and order your holiday meal.
Enjoy Winter Walk
Find hidden treasures and discover the many geocacheslocated throughout the city This family-friendly activity uses a mobile app or a GPS device. This is also a fun way to interact with nature while getting mild exercise and explore new areas.
Watch The Great Conjunction
The Great Conjunctionof planets Jupiter and Saturn take place from December 12 to 28. Although the planets will not be at their closest approach on Christmas day, they can still be viewed together.